IIM Kolkata releases CAT Exam 2018 Notification

CAT Notification

IIMs Announce CAT Registration Dates, Exam on November 25, 2018

Last Date for Online Registration for CAT has been extended to September 26, 2018

Candidates with improper/blur photographs can login and re-upload their photograph from Sep 27, 2018 (10:00 AM) to Sep 30, 2018 (5:00 PM). This is valid only for those candidates who have paid applicable Registration Fee and have registered successfully for CAT 2018 before the specified deadline.

Thousands of aspirants, eyeing the best Business schools in India, the likes of IIMs, which will kick-start their professional careers as managers, analysts and executives, must be looking out for the Common Admission Test (CAT) Notification. CAT is their opportunity to take the first step towards a successful career in business and management.

CAT 2018 Important Dates

The dates of CAT 2018 are as follows:

Notification release date 29th July 2018
Registration commencement 8th August 2018
Last date for Online Registration 26th September 2018
Issue of Admit Card 24th October to 25th November 2018
CAT 2018 Exam date 25th November 2018
Result Announcement Second week of January 2019

The online registration process for CAT 2018 will begin on August 8, 2018. The last date for online application has been extended to September 26, 2018. Once the application has been submitted and the payment been made, applicants can still make corrections in the form and check for any inadvertent error in fields like percentage of marks, work experience, and programmes selected, when the correction window opens sometime in the first week of October 2018. Once this is done, the applicants will be able to download their final admit cards. The CAT exam will be conducted across the nation on November 25, 2018, with the results being declared by the second week of January 2019.

About CAT

The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on rotational basis. It is one of the most competitive examinations in India and attracts graduates from all streams. It is also one of the most popular exams among commerce students, as CAT scores are accepted not just by the IIMs but also more than 100 top Business schools in India. The IIMs alone offer around 4000 seats to aspirants.

CAT is a computer based exam, held every year. The exam comprises 100 questions, divided in 3 sections (Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning), to be answered in 3 hours. The exam is conducted pan India in more than 147 cities.

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CAT Notification 2018

The notification for the CAT exam is out on 29th July 2018. The exam is likely to be conducted in two sessions-morning and afternoon. CAT 2018 is to be organised on a Sunday, November 25, 2018.

Below are the dates showing Previous Years CAT Notification Dates

Year Notification Date Exam Date
2018 29th July 2018 25th November 2018
2017 29th July 2017 26th November 2017
2016 31st July 2016 4th December 2016
2015 26th July 2015 29th November 2015


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CAT is Online

The entire registration process, including the filling up of the application form and payment will happen through an online process. There is no provision for offline registrations as it has been scrapped by the conducting authority. There will be no CAT 2018 offline facility and the entire process will have to be done online. There is no separate CAT 2018 application form. The application form is a part of the online CAT 2018 registration process.

CAT 2018 Eligibility

Any graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently Abled categories) is eligible to give the CAT 2018 exam. Final year graduation students may also apply, provided they submit their graduation related documents latest by 30 June 2019, in case they get a call for admission.

Candidates must look out for the notification when it is released and understand the process thoroughly before submitting the form, to prevent any error.

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